AARP Illinois was a proud supporter of the Better Government Association (BGA) 2016 Springfield Luncheon entitled Election 2016: Candidates, Chaos, and Consequences.
The Luncheon was held on Tuesday, September 27 th at the Doubletree by Hilton located at 701 East Adams in Springfield. The event featured Former Illinois Governor Jim Edgar, Chris Kennedy, former University of Illinois Chair and Special Guest: Springfield native Natalie Bomke, FOX 32 Chicago.
“AARP Illinois fight for issue that matters and are important to our members and their families” says AARP State Director, Bob Gallo. “We are a proud sponsor of Election 2016: Candidates, Chaos, and Consequences because a strong and effective Illinois enhances the quality of life of our members and their loved ones throughout the state. Illinois must fulfill the promises it has made to its most vulnerable citizens”
Election 2016: Candidates, Chaos, and Consequences discussed this year’s fascinating yet troubling election season in addition to a conversation on the deeper context of Illinois’ election system and its effect on our state’s challenges and opportunities for election reform.
“This event begins a dialogue that brings light to all the misinformation and confusion in this 2016 election’ says Gallo “The BGA brings both sides of the aisle where we can discuss what can be done to help all of Illinois especially the 50+ community.”